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A loophole in the Montreal Protocol lets U.S. facilities pollute

A perceived loophole in the Montreal Protocol has led U.S. factories to emit gases that damage the ozone layer and contribute to climate change.
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A loophole in the Montreal Protocol lets U.S. facilities pollute

A perceived loophole in the Montreal Protocol has led U.S. factories to emit gases that damage the ozone layer and contribute to climate change.
ozone-damaging greenhouse loophole
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Copyright: JStuij
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A loophole in the Montreal Protocol lets U.S. facilities pollute

A perceived loophole in the Montreal Protocol has led U.S. factories to emit gases that damage the ozone layer and contribute to climate change.
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By fighting the ozone hole, we accidentally saved ourselves

With the Montreal Protocol, life on Earth dodged a bullet we didn’t even know was headed our way.
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Potent greenhouse gases and ozone depleting chemicals called CFCs are back on the rise following an international ban

Emissions of a small group of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), man-made chemicals that destroy Earth’s protective ozone layer and fuel global warming, are back on the rise after their production was all but banned more than a decade ago, a new study concludes. Emissions of the vast majority of CFCs have steadily declined since countries phased out […]
Montreal Protocol prevented loss of sequestered carbon

Montreal Protocol prevented carbon sink losses: study

In addition to protecting the ozone, the Montreal Protocol also prevented a significant loss of sequestered carbon.

Eric Dean Wilson on air-conditioning and climate change

Eric Dean Wilson on air-conditioning and climate change

In conversation with Eric Dean Wilson, a professor who investigates the history and impact of artificial cooling on the environment.
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